AkzoNobel is proud to be one of the world’s leading industrial companies. Our businesses are active in Decorative Paints, Performance Coatings and Specialty Chemicals.
AkzoNobel is a leading global supplier of Decorative Paints, with a global portfolio of strong brands.
Every day, our products beautify and protect residential and commercial buildings, as well as infrastructure around the globe, and promote safety and good health. They bring color to the world and furnish our homes and offices. And, importantly, they help to create a more sustainable society.
Innovation is a priority, and we continuously launch ecopremium products in all our markets. Our main brand Dulux has won several awards – notably in the UK and in Asia – honoring the sustainable nature of our products.
Our safety performance is also an important aspect of our business, and we show constant improvement in our total reportable rate of injuries.
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We’re world leaders when it comes to performance coatings. Over the years we’ve earned a rock-solid reputation based on our innovative technologies, first class service and flexible distribution.
Our brands include famous names such as Sikkens, International and Interpon. Performance Coatings have hundreds of uses. We’ve divided them into five businesses: Marine and Protective Coatings, Automotive & Aerospace Coatings, Industrial Coatings, Wood Finishes and Adhesives and Powder Coatings. Together they supply businesses ranging from construction to consumer electronics and shipping to sports equipment.
We are a truly global business with 45 percent of revenue coming from high growth markets. We have a strong focus on R&D and product stewardship and continuously concentrate on innovations in the field of sustainable technology. Currently, 22 percent of our sales are eco-premium products, with products such as Intersleek 900, Autoclear UV and Interpon leading the way. Safety is also an important parameter, and we are proud to say that our trend shows constant improvement.
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As a major producer of specialty chemicals with leadership positions in many markets, we make sure that industries worldwide are supplied with quality ingredients for life’s essentials. The operational performance of our Specialty Chemicals business is among the best in the industry. As a result, our products appear in a remarkable variety of items we all use every day. In fact, they’re essential in everything from ice cream to asphalt, soup to soap and plastics to paper.
There are more than 2,000 items in our portfolio. We’ve grouped these into five businesses: Functional Chemicals, Industrial Chemicals, Pulp and Performance Chemicals, Surface Chemistry and Chemicals Pakistan.
Our business is global with 32 percent of revenue coming from high growth markets, while investments such as our new Ningbo site in China prove our commitment to continuing to grow in these markets. We have a strong focus on technology and R&D and continue to invest in new products and solutions for our customers. The success of our GLDA green chelate, the chemical island concept and biodegradable polymers for fabric softeners are just a few examples of how this is paying off.
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When our customers need help with issues like health and safety, process and manufacturing support, toxicology, or project and design management, they turn to our Technology & Engineering function.
Global Image Solutions
Global Image Solutions provide a single point of contact for all AkzoNobel coatings solutions for the convenience of our customers.
This means we offer coatings and paints for aerospace, marine, architectural, signage, automotive, protective, industrial and decorative applications - all through one channel.